I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud Setting

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Nature

The primary setting of the poem is the natural world. This wilderness scene is characterized by its idyllic qualities. It is composed of rolling vales and hills, a lake, trees, a bay, and of course the immense field of daffodils. While the speaker does describe the night sky in the second stanza, it is implied that the events of the poem mostly take place during the day, as evidenced by the “sparkling waves” and the vivid descriptions of color and physical features of the landscape (14).

The Speaker's Home

The speaker’s home is briefly alluded to in the final stanza of the poem. In the first line of this stanza, they describe themselves as lying down on their couch. In contrast to the natural landscape, the speaker’s home is afforded no other description other than the existence of the couch. Additionally, whereas the speaker describes themselves interacting...

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